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check. david? >> $2 million and counting. that is what the casino industry has spent in the baltimore market on tv ads. have they told the truth? >> lots of promises. >> the tv advertising is costly, contentious, and full of conflicting claims. this at opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for students and teachers. >> but not really. there is no obligation to use the revenues in classrooms. >> that claim is misleading. the mandate says that a percentage goes to the state education trust fund. conceivably gambling dollars could replace general fund dollars earmarked for education, freeing in up to be used for other things. but state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new, good paying jobs. >> we have heard this promise before. >> this is another misleading claim. is based on a complaint from -- is based on a complaint from minority contractors. it has nothing to do with high- paying jobs, but rather that local contractors did not get much of the work. this ad supporting expanding gambling -- the job claims
and parents. we began lowell melser, live in towson at county police headquarters. >> baltimore county executive kevin kamenetz is not wasting any time with the issuing an executive order to increase patrols at county schools, and to provide doctors with metal detecting wants to use as he called in suspicious situations. police are trying to figure out how this 13-year-old boy got the gun. they are also praising his teacher for bravery. another scare involving a loaded gun at a baltimore county school, this time it was stemmers run middle school in essex. police a tuesday morning, and eighth grade, 13-year-old boy entered the school with a hunting knife and a semi- automatic pistol, similar to this one as shown by police. >> this weapon is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, as large as the cellphone you have in your pocket right now. >> police say at the end of the first period, at around 9:50, the student pulled out the gun in the classroom that had about 25 students and a brave teacher. >> at the end of class, he produced a weapon, he first. at his teacher than his classma
:00 a.m. tomorrow and it will be held at baltimore hebrew congregations. he was very supportive member of the synagogue. the rabbi says his life and his contributions will be focused on tomorrow. >> the jewish tradition teaches us our funerals of the same matter who we are, nationally famous or someone who lived a quiet life. art would want the same. >> tomorrow's funeral will be carried live. coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. to watch the service, you can find us on the air at 11-2 or channel for 60. >> the opener will feature a special guest. michael phelps will serve as honorary team captain. they received a special welcome home ceremony downtown and that is where we find lowell mel zer. >> this place was packed at the amphitheater a couple of hours ago where there were honoring michael phelps along with other 2012 olympic and paralympic athletes. the pomp and circumstance was fell down here. you had all branches of government from baltimore county and baltimore city. he said he was thankful that he was from baltimore and appreciated how great the fans were and have been to him over his
countdown right here on wbal. a baltimore county executive and the police chief are speaking out about their private-like situation sunday morning. he was blaming the theater owners for licensing the route to a third party and is threatening their liquor license. we've got the latest now from downtown towson. >> witnesses described as a chaotic scene. streets like allegheny street here were mobbed with people. pending the outcome of a police investigation, the county executive says it is possible the theater could go in front of the liquor board to face sanctions. this as area businesses are defending the theater. an active downtown towson towson tuesday afternoon just days after what some called a riot-like situation. this video shows people being chased by police dogs. according to police, around 12:30 on sunday morning, the theater which was hosting a private event reached capacity. when people were turned away, fights broke out and one person and that getting shot. five people have been arrested. police estimate more than 2500 people swelled outside the theater. >> there is nothing
-tv 11 news. >> a suspicious death is being investigated tonight in north baltimore. just before 8:30 this morning, police responded to the 3600 block of old york road to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. and parents of a baltimore county teenager are furious after they say their special needs daughter was sexually assaulted during school hours. >> police that in baltimore county did began an investigation into that alleged assault, but then they decided to stop. that, of course, upset the parents. >> it is absolutely wrong. >> that is the reaction of a 15- year-old -- of the father of a 15-year-old special needs students who they say was assaulted by an older male student. >> it is a safety issue. >> the investigation ended without charges being filed. >> they do not want to handle it. in their words, there's nothing they can do. there is no credible act, they said. and that is it. according to the parents, the alleged act happened shortly after their daughter got off the bus. in portable bathrooms, that is where the girl alleges sex acts occurred. the parents say that it
to intimidate bullies and had no intention of pulling the trigger. baltimore county investigators would not confirm claims that he was a victim of bullying. 17-year-old daniel barley several gunshot to the back and was recently released from hospital. the guidance counselor subdued gladden, pinning him against vending machines. several others suffered minor injuries during the commotion. >> this child asked about the wellbeing of the child that was injured. we told him and he expressed relief and said that someday he would like to meet the child and his parents and express his regret for this behavior. >> robert gladden look just like this poteau as he arrived in circuit court in towson for bail review. he is charged with attempted first-degree murder. his attorneys tell the judge he is on suicide watch. his attorneys asked for postponement of the bail review until they've had an opportunity to look at the doctors' report. they ask the judge to art -- order a report on his own life. they will use all that information to argue for bail. >> the basic issue is his youthfulness, the fact th
in baltimore on thursday night to pace cleveland. lowell melser, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the stabbing of an infant at a department of social services site at the hands of her own mother has prompted some changes that facilities across the state. lisa robinson joins us from the newsroom with more on the new security measures now in place. >> the eight-month-old was stabbed multiple times. >> some of the steps we have in place now would have prevented him from getting into the room in the first place and would have helped in getting healthcare quicker. >> this date is implementing changes to ensure that kind of violence that happen again. >> an addition to the security detail at the front of each of our doors, we have metal detectors, and every bag that comes in is checked. >> loggers have been installed for visitors to use to store their back. video service is available. >> it has been a shot in the arm for our department and increase darker reassurance. >> the secretary says the baby girl is doing ok. >> she is safe and has recovered from her physical injuries. she is in a safe and loving home. li
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